Baby Bible Books: Review

Thanks, WorthyKids/Ideals, for review books and the giveaway books as well. Baby Bible Books Cute alert: these books are adorable! If you love God’s word, love books, and love babies and toddlers, you’re the perfect market for the new Baby Bible Books! There are two so far (I’m hoping for more to come): In the […]

The Nightingale: Review

Thanks SheSpeaks for a review copy of The Nightingale. WWII France Setting: WWII, in France. Two sisters, Isabelle and Vianne, have their lives forever upended due to the war. Would you like to follow their lives during the war years? That’s what you’ll get in The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. This book is everywhere lately. […]

Brownie Crumbs and Other Life Morsels

Post contains affiliate links. During my first year of teaching, in 1989, one of my sixth grade students was a sweet girl named Christy Miller. Later, I began attending a church where her dad was the pastor. Over the years, it was fun to keep up with Christy. One of my daughters and I attended […]

Do Your Children Believe? — Review

Thanks, W Publishing, for a review copy of this book, and another for the giveaway. Post contains affiliate links. Quick, what’s your life goal? I know, I don’t like being assaulted by deep questions like that either. But Terence Chatmon has a ready answer: “To make Christ known to my kids.” I’ll go with that […]

Prince Charles by Sally Bedell Smith: Review

It’s probably no surprise that I was anxious to read “Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life,” by Sally Bedell Smith. You might wonder why we need yet another biography of the prince. I wondered this myself. I have read several, and I don’t know that I honestly learned anything new from […]

The Ocean at the End of the Lane: Review

The Ocean at the End of the Lane is a difficult book to review. Much of it is fantasy, and you really have to read the book to get a feel for it. As the story begins, an unnamed man has returned to his childhood home to attend a funeral. But he takes a detour […]

My Teenage Zombie: Review

I’ve had the blessing and — let’s be real — challenge of raising three teenage daughters. I remember when one of the girls was about 15, walking down the hall ahead of me at a school function. I asked her something, but she didn’t answer me. So I asked again. She turned around and angrily […]

Little Bunny Board Books: Review

Easter is coming. If you’re like me, you will have lots of bunny decor around your house. It’s the perfect time to introduce your littlest family members to these sweet animals with a couple of new board books: Uh Oh, Bunny and No, No, Bunny. Little Bunny Board Books Each of these board books is […]